Teaching & Education
December 4, 2015

Student Awards & Honors

Undergraduate Awards and Honors

2015

  • Finola Kane-Grade, UW-Madison Department of Psychology's Arlene R. Davenport Career Development Award

2014

  • Joanna Swinarska, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Finola Kane-Grade, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Rachel Reynders, Summer Internship, Dane County Department of Human Services

2013

  • Alex Rokni, Welton Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship
  • Finola Kane-Grade, Welton Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship

2011

  • Erin Long, Hilldale Award

2010

  • Rista Plate, NIMH Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship
  • Emily Mischel, Hilldale Award

2009

  • Rista Plate, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Allison Wojnar, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award

2008

  • Alex Graf, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS)

2006

  • Aaron Cohn, Fulbright Scholarship

2005

  • Jessica Jenness, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Erin Eatough, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Aaron Cohn, Ann J. Haney Infinite Boundaries Award for Women's Health

2004

  • Elisa Donovan Walker, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award

2003

  • Andrew Goodman, Sophomore Summer Honors Research Award
  • Erin Eatough, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS)

2002

  • Sarah Pluck, University League Undergraduate Thesis Award
  • Brennan Young, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Brennan Young, Hamrin Prize for Outstanding Honors Thesis in Social Science or Humanities Division
  • Adriana Gonzalez, Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP)
  • Judy Tan, Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP)
  • Erin Eatough, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS)

2001

  • Shira Vardi, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Shira Vardi, Sophomore Summer Honors Research Award
  • Mike Messner, Fulbright Scholarship
  • Mike Messner, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Tanzea Freeman, Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP)
  • Justin Martin, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Susan Perlman, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Daniel Byrd, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS)

2000

  • Mike Messner, Sophomore Summer Honors Research Award
  • Justin Martin, Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP)
  • Chris Buckley, Psychology Research Experience Program (PREP)
  • Felix, Mireles, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS)

1999

  • Craig Selinger, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Cory Burghy, Sophomore Summer Honors Research Award

1998

  • Sara Steinberg, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award
  • Alison Wismer, Hilldale Undergraduate Research Award

 

Graduate Awards and Honors

2014

  • Brian Leitzke , Morse Society Fellowship
  • Rista Plate, Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation 2014-2017

2012

  • Jamie Hanson, Friends of the Waisman Center Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jamie Hanson, Fellowship, Summer Institute on Social Developmental Neuroscience, University of Maryland
  • Jamie Hanson, Vilas Dissertation Travel Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Rista Plate, Emotion Training Research Fellowship 2012-2014

2011

  • Jamie Hanson, Travel Award, NIMH and University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Jamie Hanson, Schwartz Fellowship, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jamie Hanson, Fellow, NIMH Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of California Santa Barbara
  • Jamie Hanson, Travel Award, National Academy of Sciences

2010

  • Sarah Romens, Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), titled "Early Chronic Stress and Development of Depression: Mechanisms of Risk"
  • Jamie Hanson, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute for Drug Abuse, titled "Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Reward Processing and Adolescent Substance Abuse"

2008

  • Jennifer Alt, University of Wisconsin Medical School/Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Nicole Strang, University of Wisconsin/Psychology Department Schwartz Fellowship Award

2007

  • Jamie Hanson, Fellow, John Merck Fund Sackler Summer Institute on the Biology of Developmental Disabilities
  • Alison Wismer Fries, American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award
  • Anne van Grondelle, National Institute of Mental Health Emotion Research Training Grant Fellowship (2007-2009)
  • Jessica Shackman, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health Sciences Dissertation Grant
  • Elizabeth Shirtcliff, National Institute of Mental Health K01 Award (2007-2012)
  • Jennifer McDermott, University of Maryland/Ann Wylie Dissertation Fellowship

2006

  • Sarah Romens, University of Wisconsin/Lyn Abramson Award for Cognitive Approaches to Psychopathology
  • Alison Wismer Fries, Jeanette Hoffman Memorial Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship
  • Anne van Grondelle, University of Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

2005

  • Sarah Romens, University of Wisconsin/Psychology Department Collaborative Research Award
  • Jessica Shackman, National Institute of Mental Health Kirschtein National Research Service Award Pre-doctoral Fellowship (F31) (2005-2008)
  • Joe Flanders, Quebec Grants for Research on Society and Culture, Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Jessica Shackman, Marian Schwartz Fellowship for Cognitive and Experimental Psychology
  • Jennifer McDermott, National Institute of Mental Health Kirschtein National Research Service Award Pre-doctoral Fellowship (F31) (2005-2007)

2004

  • Alison Wismer Fries, University of Wisconsin Graduate School Fellowship (2004-2005)

2003

  • Joe Flanders, St. Justine's Hospital Research Centre, Quebec, Canada/Student Researcher Grant (2003-2005)
  • Jennifer McDermott, National Institute of Mental Health Trainee Award: Early Experience, Stress Neurobiology & Prevention Science Network (2003-2005)
  • Alison Wismer Fries, Alvin L. Berman and Ruth Bleier Memorial Research Award for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Research
  • Jessica Shackman, National Institute of Mental Health Emotion Research Training Grant Fellowship (2003-2005)
  • Alison Wismer Fries, Ramona Messerschmidt Trust Clinical Psychology Award
  • Elizabeth Shirtcliff, National Institute of Mental Health Emotion Research Training Grant Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Jennifer McDermott, John Merck Summer Graduate Scholar

2002

  • Alison Wismer Fries, National Institute of Mental Health Trainee Award: Early Experience, Stress Neurobiology & Prevention Science Network (2002-2004)
  • Jessica Shackman, University of Wisconsin Graduate School Distinguished Fellowship (2002-2003)

2000

  • Alison Wismer Fries, National Institute of Mental Health/Trainee, Training Program in Emotion Research (2000-2002)

Hilldale award
Sara Steinberg, Seth Pollak, and Alison Wismer Fries at
the 1998 Hilldale Award Ceremony


Justin Martin, Seth Pollak, and Mike Messner at the
2001 Hilldale Award Ceremony




Alvin L. Berman & Ruth Bleier Memorial Research Award
Introduction of Recipient: Seth Pollak, Social & Affective Processes Unit
Award Recipient: Alison B. Wismer Fries
August 12, 2003

 



Seth Pollak congratulates award winners Alison Wismer Fries and Sandra Klein
at the 2006 Friends of the Waisman Center Annual Awards

 

2009 Hilldale Awards
Rista Plate, 2009 Hilldale Award recipient, with Seth Pollak. Not pictured,
2009 Hilldale Award recipient, Allison Wojnar.

Justine Mays

Seth Pollak congratulates Justine Mays, 2010 Friends of the Waisman Center Family Award recipient, for her family's dedicated participation in our child development research.

 

"Emily Mischel, 2010 Hilldale Award recipient, with Seth Pollak."

Emily Mischel, 2010 Hilldale Award recipient, with Seth Pollak.

 

Erin Long, 2011 Hilldale Award recipient, with Seth Pollak

Erin Long, 2011 Hilldale Award recipient, with Seth Pollak

 

Undergrad Research Fair
Joanna Swinarska and Alex Rokni present a poster at the
Undergraduate Research Fair April 2014